The Wishing Tree is the fiftieth episode of The Book of Pooh.


It's the Night before Christmas Eve and Roo is too excited to sleep, so Kanga sings him the song about the wishing tree, a magical tree that grants one wish to a person, Falling asleep Roo thinks that the wishing tree will give every wish that he wishes, the next morning Roo tells the story to Pooh, Piglet, and Tigger so they all set off to find the wishing tree and get lost. Meanwhile Rabbit starts irritating Owl, Kessie and Eeyore when he starts planing his version of the Perfect Christmas Until he wrecks the Christmas tree with the whole lot of Christmas Ornaments, When Kanga arrives looking for Roo. Rabbit leads an search for the gang. the gang have second thoughts about the song and they start singing wishing to be found, when Kanga and Rabbit's gang follow the singing to the group when Kanga explains to everyone about the true meaning of the song, She then notices that the tree is big enough for all of Rabbit's Christmas Ornaments and so they decorate The Wishing Tree and start singing.


Directed by

Mitchell Kriegman

Written by

Mitchell Kriegman

Story Editor

Andy Yerkes

Produced by

Robin Seidon


Jennifer Barnhart James Godwin

Carol Binion BJ Guyer

Ron Binion Eric Jacobson

Tyler Bunch Jim Kroupa

Eric Englehardt Tim Lagasse

David Feldman Matt Lavin

John C. Fields Peter Linz

Rick Lyon Anney McKilligan

Lara MacLean John Pavlik

Noel MaCneal Alexandra Posen

Amanda Maddock John Tartaglia

Cathy McCullough Robin Walsh

Paul McGinnis Steve Widerman

Bryant Young

Character Voices

Jeff Bennett Nikita Hopkins

Peter Cullen Roger L. Jackson

Stephanie D’Abruzzo Ken Sansom

John Fiedler Kath Soucie

Andre Stojka


Jim Cummings

as the Voices of Winnie the Pooh and Tigger

Christopher Robin

Paul Tiesler

Dialogue Director

Ginny McSwain

Virtual Sets by

Entertainment Design Workshop


Shadow Digital

VSET CG Supervisor

Paul Lacombe

Puppets Designed and Built by

Shadow Character Design

Puppet Stylists

Mary Brehmer

Eric Englehardt

Manju Shandler

Mari Tobita

Associate Director

Dean Gordon

Production Designers

Cabot McMullen

Chris Renaud

Art Director

David Ellis

Editor/Post Producer

Erica Levin

Production Accountant

Joyce Hsieh

Associate Producer

James Sabatini

Supervising Music Producer

Brian Woodbury

Score by

Julian Harris

Audio Supervisor

Matthew Galkin

Technical Director

Tom Guadarrama

Director of Photography

Aaron Medick


Kevin Burke

Pat Minietta

Larry Solomon

Script Supervisor

Chris Hoey

Production Manager

Chris Savage

Stage Manager

Adam Matalon

Script Coordinator

Ajamu Walker

Continuity Coordinator

Kim DeLise

Digital EFX Supervisor

Lawrence Littleton

Audio Editor

Ray Palagy

Audio Mixer

Danny Caccvo

Post Production Coordinator

Nicole J. Kouveras

Assistant Camera Key Grips

Cris Trova Chris Dino

Mark Roermmich

Video Engineer

Tom Guadarrama

Property Master

Bill DePaolo


Peter Hefter Scenic Artist

Al Theuer Cindy Gnazzo

Joe West Puppet Wranglers

Gaffers Todd Casper Hargreaves

David Elwell Michelle Hickey

Marc Labatre Anney McKilligan

Songs by

"Everyone Knows He's Winnie the Pooh"

"At Least There's Still Christmas"

Brian Woodbury

"Goodbye for Now"

"The Wishing Tree"

"The Wishing Tree" Reprise

Brian Woodbury & Mitchell Kriegman

"Wish Big"

Brian Woodbury & McPaul Smith

Curriculum Consultants

Harvard Graduate School of Education

Stacy Grossman, Ed.M.

Kiki Donis, M.A.

Tina Grotzer, Ed.D.

Based Upon Characters by

A.A. Milne

Executive Producer

Mitchell Kriegman

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